Cars 2 (2011). "I call this move "what I accidentally did to my friend Luigi."
We'll take our motor oil shaken not stirred. Enjoy this week's episode Cars 2. The Spy That Towed Me, The Man with the Golden hook, From Radiator Springs with Love, etc. You get it.
Storyline :The famous race car Lightning McQueen and his team are invited to compete in the World Grand Prix race. There, McQueen's best friend Mater finds himself involved in international espionage, and alongside two professional British spies attempts to uncover a secret plan led by a mysterious mastermind and his criminal gang, which threatens the lives of all competitors in the tournament.
Directors: John Lasseter and Bradford Lewis
Writers: John Lasseter, Bradford Lewis and Dan Fogelman
Stars: Larry the Cable Guy, Owen Wilson, Michael Caine, and Emily Mortimer
Awards: 1 Win and 19 Nominations : Nominee Saturn Award for Best Animated Film, Golden Globe Nominee for Best Animated Film
Film Budget: $200,000,000
Gross Worldwide: $559,852,396
In true pixar fashion not exactly a stellar soundtrack. But what do you think about this Weezer cover?
Going where no car has gone before - be sure to take some facts to be your guide.
Out of respect for Paul Newman, who died in 2008, Doc Hudson Hornet from Cars (2006) is not included in this movie. An early scene implies that Hudson has died. However, Fillmore the Volkswagen van, voiced by George Carlin, who also died in 2008, appears here, voiced by Lloyd Sherr. Red the fire truck, voiced by Joe Ranft, who died in 2005, also appears, but doesn't have any dialogue or vocalizations.
FRANCHISE TRADEMARK: The Pizza Planet truck appears twice: as a guest on the Tire Talk television show, and as a spectator near the end of this movie (while Mater was flying on jetpacks).
After Mater and McQueen are done "cow tipping" the Colossus XXL, they drive past the drive-in. The movie playing is "The Incredimobiles", the Cars version of Pixar's The Incredibles (2004). A poster of the movie is visible when Holley Shiftwell and Finn McMissile are in Paris.
Fillmore's license plate reads 51237. George Carlin's birth date was May 12, 1937. 51237 is also the ZIP code for George, Iowa.
At one point, Mater is prompted to think of insurance agents, and he sings the State Farm Auto Insurance jingle, with modified lyrics. State Farm Insurance was one of the sponsors for this movie, and Pixar created an animated television ad for them.
If you want to see Michael Caine be a sweet spy car check it out here on Disney+
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